Department of Commerce

301 S Park, Helena 59601 841-2700
TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf) 841-2702


Director, Scott Osterman 841-2745
Acting Deputy Director, Mandy Rambo 841-2727
Executive Assistant, Isabelle Pollington 841-2704
FAX # 841-2701

Office of Legal Affairs

Paralegal, Bonnie Martello 841-2596
Chief Counsel, JB Lorenzo 841-2558
Deputy Counsel, Amy Barnes 841-2733
Deputy Counsel, Ty Jones 841-2322

Office of Communications

Communications and Public Affairs Supervisor, Anastasia Burton 841-2557
Creative Content Specialist, Ivan Junge 841-2707
Communications Specialist, Todd Jackson 841-2811

Office of Human Resources

Human Resources Manager, Mandy Rambo 841-2727
Human Resources Business Partner, Jessica Arnold 841-2718
Human Resources Business Partner, Shannin Danko 841-2074
HR and Contracts Assistant, Elena Gallant-Velez 841-2717

Office of Accounting & Budget

Accounting & Fiscal Manager, Ingrid Mallo 841-2715
Accountant, Carissa Mason 841-2712
Budget Manager, Craig Woods 841-2720
Accounting Technician, Judy Clay 841-2703
Accountant, Kassie Clement 841-2713
Accountant 2, Sarah Solomon 841-2714
Financial Specialist, Jo Morand 841-2798

Office of Information Technology

Information Technology Manager, Angie Miller 841-2705
Systems Analyst, Sue Leferink 841-2721
Network Administrator, Terry Meagher 841-2722
IT Support Supervisor, Justin Schedel 841-2837
IT Systems Support, Steve Guariglia 841-2726
Development Operations Manager, Norm Dwyer 841-2885
IT Systems Support, Dave Morgan 841-2829
IT Systems Support, Donald Todd 841-2892
Content Manager, Wendy Jo Brown 841-2193

Office of Business Attraction

Business Attraction Manager, Frederick Van Den Abbeel, ASBC® (406) 841-2821
Business Attraction Specialist, Jaimie Charon (406) 461-5620
Business Attraction Coordinator, Cameron Johnson 841-2893

Research/Census & Economic Information Services

Bureau Chief, Mary Craigle 841-2742
Senior Research Economist, Benjamin Gill 841-2739
Research Economist, Jim Auer 841-2719
GIS Coordinator, Dave Ritts 841-2030
Information Technology Specialist, Dick Hanson 841-2743
Administrative Assistant, Maria Tromly 841-2740
Fax # 841-2731

Industry Development Program

Program Manager, Tom Kaiserski 841-2034
Development Officer, Vacant
Program Assistant, Vacant  


PO Box 200505
Helena, MT 59620-0505
Division Administrator, Jenny Pelej 841-2896
Office Manager, Theresa Erickson 841-2730
Fax # 841-2871

Office of Communications

Communications and Public Affairs Supervisor, Anastasia Burton 841-2557
Creative Content Specialist, Ivan Junge 841-2707
Communications Specialist, Todd Jackson 841-2811


Marketing Manager, Jacquie Garcia 841-2895
Travel Trade Manager, Kim Birrell 841-2898
Travel Trade Coordinator, Vacant 841-2898
Content Manager, Kate Siberell Vigeland 841-2788
Public Relations Coordinator, Nicole Gonzalez 841-2879
Social Media Coordinator, Vacant
Graphic Designer, Vacant
Digital Asset Coordinator, Vacant

Montana Film Office

Film Commissioner, Allison Whitmer 841-2881
Location Coordinator, Sean Tippin 841-2880
Project Incentive Coordinator, Stacey Zyliak 841-2883
Marketing and Film Administrative Assistant, Laura Benedict 841-2764
Fax # 841-2871

Tourism Programs

Bureau Chief, Jan Stoddard 841-2894
Tourism Grant Manager, Michele Cushman 841-2796
Compliance Specialist, Barb Sanem 841-2769
Made in Montana Program Manager, Susan Joy 841-2868
Made in Montana Marketing Coordinator, Alana Cunningham 841-2781
Tourism Outreach Coordinator, Carmen Levick 841-2873

Budget & Operations

Bureau Chief, Anna Marie Moe 841-2797
Administrative Support, Carmen Williams 841-2870
Administrative Support, Leslie Redden 841-2870
Fulfillment Specialist, Terry Brooks 841-2768


Division Administrator, Liane Taylor 841-2732
Operations and Budget Analyst, Sarah Jordt 841-2748


Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund/Workforce Training Grant

Section Manager, Annmarie Robinson 841-2744

Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund

Program Specialist, Kev Campbell 841-2792
Program Specialist, Valerie St. Clair 841-2784

Workforce Training Grant

Public Outreach and Operations Specialist, Vena Dagnall 841-2550
Program Specialist, Janice Wannebo 841-2741

Commerce Loan Fund

(Certified Regional Development Corporations/Micro Business Finance Program/Montana State Small Business Credit Initiative/Montana Wood Products Revolving Loan Fund)

Section Manager, Carolyn Jones 841-2594
Program Specialist, Danielle Williams 841-2737
Program Specialist, Vacant 841-2751

Office of Indian Country Economic Development

Interim Program Manager, Jason Small 841-2061
Entrepreneurial Development Specialist, Luke Robinson 841-2775
Tribal Economic Development Commission Program Manager, Marilyn Wilson 841-2754
Tribal Tourism Officer, Rachelle Brown 841-2734

Small Business Development Center

SBDC State Director, Chad Moore 841-2746
SBDC Associate Director, Lori Gilliland 841-2716
SBDC Marketing and Public Relations Specialist, Libby Lea  841-2747

Office of Trade and International Relations

International Trade Manager, Angie DeYoung 841-2783
International Trade Officer, Katie Willcockson 841-2750
International Marketing Officer, Canon Luerkens 841-2724
Fax # 841-2871


Division website
PO Box 200523
Helena, MT 59620-0523
Fax # 841-2771
Division Administrator, Renee Lemon 841-2773
Legal Counsel, Amy Barnes 841-2733
Executive Assistant, Anita Proul 841-2869
CDBG Coordinator, Rose Goldich 841-2787
Administrative Assistant, Rachel Singer 841-2791
Records Management Assistant, Sandy Sysum 841-2550

Coal Board

Board Officer, Rachel Young 841-2867

Hard Rock Mining Impact Board

Board Officer, Rachel Young 841-2867

Infrastructure Programs

(CDBG, MCEP, Delivering Local Assistance)

Program Manager, Becky Anseth 841-2865
Program Specialist, Lindsey Siebrasse 841-2708
Program Specialist, Jeanette Blize 841-2782
Program Specialist, Kasia Bothman-Little 841-2789
Program Specialist, Matt Blank 841-2779

Planning Programs


Program Manager, Cody Ferguson 841-2819
Outreach Specialist, Gus Byrom 841-2777
Program Specialist, Alisha Oellermann 841-2752
Legal Counsel, Amy Barnes


ARPA Program Specialist, Tina Salazar


Community & Economic Vitality Programs

(Montana Main Street Program, CDBG-ED, Montana Historic Preservation Grant)

Program Manager, Tash Wisemiller 841-2756
Program Specialist, Mackenzie Espeland 841-2794
Program Specialist, Rachel Ezell 841-2818
Program Specialist, Michelle Zurcher 841-2863
CDBG-CV Program Specialist, Vacant


PO Box 200528
Helena, MT 59620-0528
Housing Website
Division Administrator, Cheryl Cohen 841-2844
Operations Manager, Joe DeFilippis 841-2826
Office Manager, Megan Surginer 841-2824
Executive Assistant, Kylee Hughes 841-2815
Toll Free Number 1-800-761-6264

Board of Housing

PO Box 200528
Helena, MT 59620-0528
Main Number 841-2840
Fax Number 841-2841
Accounting Manager, Ginger Pfankuch 841-2855
Multifamily Manager, Jason Hanson 841-2845
Homeownership Manager, Vicki Bauer 841-2849

Mortgage Servicing

PO Box 200550
Helena, MT 59520-0550
Main Number 841-2799
Manager, Mary Palkovich 841-2857
Toll Free Number 1-855-841-2799

Section 8 Housing Programs

(Tenant Based & Project Based Section 8)

Box 200545
Helena, MT 59620-0545
Main Number 841-2830
Fax Number 841-2810
Manager, Kelly Shields 841-2832

Housing Development Programs


Housing Development Program Manager, Julie Flynn 841-2890
Program Specialist, Nicole Newman 841-2598
Program Specialist, Madison Fernandez 841-2766
Program Specialist, Chandler Rowling 841-2544
Program Specialist, Jen Stapleton 841-2785
Program Specialist, Natalie Lisko 841-2597


PO Box 200126
2401 Colonial Drive
Helena, MT 59620-0126
Executive Director, Dan Villa 444-0001
Director of In-State Loan Program, Doug Hill 444-1217
INTERCAP Program, Louise Welsh 444-0891
STIP, Sam Holman 444-1214
Executive Assistant & Board Secretary, Lindsay Ford 444-6198


PO Box 200506
1712 9th Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-0506
Executive Director, Adam Gill 444-0259
Associate Director, Seth Lutter 444-5435
Senior Financial Specialist, Monica Birlut 444-0039
Fax # 444-0019


PO Box 338
300 W. Wallace St
Virginia City, MT 59755

Operations Manager, Elijah Allen 843-5247 x208
Virginia City Office Fax 843-5468
McFarland Curatorial Center Fax 843-5447
Museum Technician, Kate Steeley 843-5247 x204
Museum Technician, Marge Antolik 843-5247 x209
Preservation Specialist, Jeff Cleverley 843-5247 x239
Preservation Specialist, Safety Officer, Don Steeley 843-5247 x239